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Twitter Will Allow Some Users to Post Super Size Tweets

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FILE - People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo, Sept. 27, 2013.

Twitter is going to allow some users to super size their tweets.

The company just announced it's doubling the length of a tweet from 140 characters to 280 characters for "a small group" of users.

Twitter did not say whether President Trump (@realDonaldTrump), an avid tweeter, will be one of those allowed to post longer tweets, but said the feature is going out to a "random sample," so it's certainly possible.

Japanese, Korean and Chinese users are excluded from the expanded tweets because the characters allow people to say a lot more with fewer characters.

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